System One Services Mechanical Design Engineer in St Louis, Missouri

Mechanical Design EngineerSt Louis, Missouri

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Job ID:129132

Date Posted:10/10/2018

System Oneis currently seeking aMechanical Design Engineerfor a position with a leading engineering firm who serves clients in the food and beverage, petrochemical, refining and pharmaceutical sectors. Position is contract for 6 months to direct hire.


  • Perform calculations in the field of heat/mass balance, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics

  • Perform material selection evaluations specific to fluid properties, design life, and design corrosion allowance

  • Prepare mechanical equipment, Tie-in, and pipeline schedules

  • Review vendor bids and perform vendor document review for various types of equipment such as pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, and tanks

  • Develop, review, and maintain project P&ID’s

  • Participate in plant and system layout and elevation studies

  • Select piping specification systems

  • Perform field surveys to collect required field data and assist with interpretation of engineering drawings and specifications in the field

  • Work with piping designers to optimize pipe routing on hot lines

  • Meet with customers to understand project needs and develop service proposals

  • Attend client, vendor, and internal team meetings and milestone project reviews

  • Perform site or shop related project inspections as needed.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • EIT required.

  • Minimum of five (5+) years of mechanical engineering experience in the process plant, petroleum refining, and / or petrochemical sector required.

  • PE license a plus

  • Must have exposure to heat exchangers, pumps, ASME pressure vessels, and material selection

  • Exposure to the specification of fixed and rotating equipment is required

  • High level understanding of ASME B31.1/B31.3 and Section I and VIII PVC

  • Availability for field assignments involving travel to sites involving work in industrial facilities

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prepare design calculations, technical documents, and drawings

Additional Information

  • Position is 6 months contract (6 months) to direct hire.

  • There is no per diem or relocation assistance provided while on contract assignment.

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